JB In the Morning is Going Back to 1970!

Today I take us back to 1970! Join Me While I Do My Radio Show LIVE from the Beaches of Southern California Starting at 6:00 AM. PDT (UTC-8) Here’s how you hear the show, www.ShangrlaRadio.com Requests…. Email me at jb.ShangrlaRadio@Gmail.com ?This is an Email Link? #JBInTheMorning               #MakingTheClassicsClassic Support Shangrla here?https://www.patreon.com/shangrlaradio

Happy Birthday Bonnie Raitt

    Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues, blues rock, roots rock and Amaricana, singer-songwriter, musician from Burbank, California turns 68 today!

Happy Birthday Led Zeppelin IV

Released 47 years ago today. Happy Birthday, Led Zeppelin IV! The untitled fourth studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, commonly known as Led Zeppelin IV, was released on 8 November 1971 by Atlantic Records. It was produced by guitarist Jimmy Page and recorded between December 1970 and February 1971, mostly in the country house Headley Grange. The album contains one of the […]

The Rolling Stones are recording in New York City.

        The Rolling Stones are recording in New York City. On September 21st, Keith Richards posted a photo of himself recording on a semi acoustic electric guitar under the caption, “Working on some new music…” The night before (September 20th), the Facebook page “Stoned – Celebrating Everything About The Rolling Stones” posted […]

THE BEATLES: Their New Incarnation – 1967

September 22: On this day in 1967, The Beatles appeared on the cover of Time magazine. The accompanying article codified the position of the Establishment media realized that year: that The Beatles were at the forefront of “rock” as an art form. As with so much else, they were late to the party by about […]

1965 The Beatles Movie HELP Opens In The US

Also on August 9: On this day in 1965, Help! opened in US theaters. Here’s a nice, detailed appreciation of a film that traditionally has gotten short shrift, coming in the shadow of A Hard Day’s Night. If you haven’t watched it lately… https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4ejjkf

Happy Birthday Gary Lewis!

On this day in 1946, Gary Lewis was born. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07LyClUlhqM The son of comedian Jerry fronted this outfit, which sustained a run of chart hits due in no small part to the talents of Leon Russell (who wrote, co-wrote or played on many of their recordings, under the direction of producer Snuff Garrett). Lewis originally […]

On This Day in 1976 John Lennon received his Green Card:

On this day in 1976, Beatle John Lennon received his “Green Card.” http://jwol9.blogspot.com/2012/03/june-27-1976.html Which was blue, by the way. The occasion marked his last high profile public appearance for another four years. Here’s a retrospective news report on Leon Wildes, his attorney, as well as Leon’s son – later a New Jersey mayor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9tbODtzkvk

Happy Birthday Roger Taylor

July 26: On this day in 1949, drummer Roger Taylor was born. In addition to possessing considerable chops on his instrument, Taylor also made full use of a particularly wide vocal range in Queen, an act drenched in elaborate harmonies. He also contributed material, including “I’m In Love With My Car,” “Radio Ga-Ga” and “Sheer […]

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Danny Kirwan Dies At 68

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Danny Kirwan has died of unknown causes at the age of 68, according to an announcement from band leader Mick Fleetwood. “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of Danny Kirwan in London, England,” Fleetwood revealed in a post on the band’s official Facebook page. “Danny was a huge force in […]